The capacity of visual working memory for features and conjunctions

@article{Luck1997TheCO,
  title={The capacity of visual working memory for features and conjunctions},
  author={Steven J. Luck and Edward K. Vogel},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1997},
  volume={390},
  pages={279-281}
}
Short-term memory storage can be divided into separate subsystems for verbal information and visual information, and recent studies have begun to delineate the neural substrates of these working-memory systems. Although the verbal storage system has been well characterized, the storage capacity of visual working memory has not yet been established for simple, suprathreshold features or for conjunctions of features. Here we demonstrate that it is possible to retain information about only four… Expand

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